The Wastewater Management Authority (WMA) has been established as a corporate body under the Wastewater Management Authority Act 2000 to be responsible for all matters relating to the collection, treatment and disposal of wastewater throughout Mauritius. It operates under the aegis of the Ministry of Energy and Public Utilities.
WMA’s main services include processing applications for new House Connections, Building Clearances, Notary Clearances, Licences for Wastewater Carriers, Industrial Effluent Discharge Permits and Wastewater Clearances with regards to applications for Morcellement Permits. The WMA offers a number of services to its Domestic and Non-Domestic Customers as well as Operators in the Wastewater Sector.
About 755 km of sewer lines over 200 mm diameter are in operation. This figure will increase with the forthcoming wastewater projects.
As at February 2018 WMA has 87,556 registered customers.
133 000 m3 of wastewater being treated on a daily basis at our wastewater Treatment Plants.
About 100,000 KwH units of electricity is generated per month at our St Martin TP, which is used solely on site.